Posts Tagged: counseling

Self Esteem

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Self esteem is the ability to have and enduring sense of worth, value, and self-acceptance. Often we reject parts of ourselves, and judge ourselves harshly. To avoid feeling worse we often develop defense mechanisms that compound the issue. We often blame, get angry, become perfectionists, brag, make excuses, or turn to alcohol and drugs, or… Read more »

EMDR: training the mind with positive therapy

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When words aren’t enough, EMDR therapy Have you been through years of therapy but still feel as though you are suffering?  Do you have a lot of insight into your issues but feel that talking about it isn’t helping?  If so, EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) might be the right approach for you. EMDR… Read more »

What is (EMDR) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

Posted by & filed under EMDR, Stress, Therapy in New Orleans.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a treatment that can resolve long-standing and recent trauma. During EMDR, the client is asked to hold in mind an image of the trauma, a negative self-cognition, negative emotions, and related physical sensations about the trauma. While doing so, the client is instructed to move his or her… Read more »

Process of therapy & counseling

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Counselors will use a variety of techniques derived from a variety of theories to work with any given individual. I would like to take a moment and tell you a bit about one of mine. I know that when a client comes through my door, it is important that I do at least three things…. Read more »

Parents, children & technology

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The other day my friend came to me because she found porn on her ten year old daughter’s iPod Touch and she didn’t know what to do. Technology has made life easier, multitasking more convenient, but it has also given children and adolescents access to a greater number of things that they shouldn’t be exposed… Read more »

New Therapy location in Metairie

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Our new office is open and providing individual, family and group therapy for New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner and surrounding areas North Shore Counseling and wellness is available for counseling appointments beginning Monday, October 1, 2012 at our new address. We are serving existing patients from our Mandeville office for your convenience. If you work or… Read more »

Marriage Counseling: How and why it can help your relationship

Posted by & filed under Marriage Counseling Metairie, La.

How will Marriage Counseling help you? Resolve conflict Learn new communication skills Therapy guides you both through your positive skills Grow better, together It is common for couples even in strong relationships and marriages to have difficulty at times.  This is because we each bring our communication and coping skill sets into our relationships, and… Read more »